A superb and very rare officers copper gilt example of a 61st South Gloucestershire Regiment Shako Plate. A Victoria crowned eight pointed star. The seven main points of the star carrying battle honours for Orthes, Pyrenees, Toulouse, Nive, Nivelle, Salamanca and Talavera, the Nive point is overlaid with a sphinx lying on a tablet inscribed “Egypt”.
A fine and scarce example of a gilt rectangular back plate mounted with a twelve rayed silver star, carrying the regimental battle honours. The star is surmounted by a Victoria crowned strap, bearing “Berkshire Regiment”. To the centre are the Roman Numerals “LXVI”. Two hooks and two studs to the reverse, complete with leather liner.
A fine and scarce example of a gilt rectangular back plate mounted with silver tri-part scrolls, top and bottom, bearing the regiments battle honours. Between the scrolls is a crown over laurel and palm wreath supporting a strung bugle with “68” between the strings. Two hooks and two studs to the reverse, complete with leather liner.
A scarce example of a 70th Surrey regiment shoulder belt plate. A gilt, rectangular back plate mounted with a cut silver garter star, which carries a gilt Victoria crown. A gilt ‘70’ “slightly loose” to the black domed centre. Below the garter sits an ornate scroll, bearing ’SURRY’.
A very fine and rare 77th east Middlesex regiment of foot bell top shako plate. A fire gilt crowned, rayed star with silver double roped circlet bearing “Seringapatam, Cuidad– Rodrigo and Badajoz” decorated with three mural crowns. The centre is with silver and gilt Prince of Wales plume over 77
A fine example of this now rather scarce officer’s 79th Cameron Highlanders shoulder belt plate. Comprising of a rectangular gilt frosted back plate with burnished raised edges, this mounted with a Victoria crowned thistle wreath and to the centre of this Roman numerals “LXXIX”.
7th Clackmannanshire & Kinross Volunteer Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Excellent Solid Silver Victorian Officer’s Example, Hallmarked Edinburgh 1898. A large and impressive, very fine and rare plaid brooch of the Celtic regimental design, with four raised boss shields as of regular battalions, with further scroll beneath with “VII Volunteer Battn”. The reverse carries a fine stout pin.
A nice, scarce example of a 85th Buck’s volunteers kings light infantry shoulder belt plate. Being of a gilt rectangular back plate mounted with an oval crowned clasped strap, inscribed ’The King’s Light Infantry’. To the centre of the strap is a strung bugle over 85. To the bottom of the plate is a taut ribbon carrying the battle honour ‘Peninsula’.
A scarce and very impressive 87th royal irish fusiliers shoulder belt plate. Being of a seeded gilt rectangular back plate with burnished edges, mounted by a large gilt flaming grenade, surmounted by a gilt standing eagle; poised on a plinth inscribed with the figure ‘8’.
A very fine and scarce example. Comprising of a seeded gilt rectangular back plate with burnished edges, mounted with a silver rayed star with the principal rays bearing battle honours. This mounted with a gilt crowned shamrock wreath on a scroll, bearing “Quis Separabit”. A pierced inner ring bearing “Connaught Rangers”. The domed centre with a gilt “88”.